News

Top 6 Power of Attorney Questions

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that gives a trusted person, the legal authority to act for you, and to make legally binding decisions on your behalf.  If you do not have a Power of Attorney then you should contact us and find out more. Below are 6 top...

read more

Immigration – update on Partner Visas

The Migration Act 1958 (Cth) allows Australian citizens to bring eligible family members to live in Australia through the family migration stream. Eligible applicants include spouses, a fiancé, de facto partners, children, parents and sometimes other relatives....

read more

Making a compensation claim for Hearing Loss

Prolonged exposure to noise is the most common factor leading to hearing loss in the workplace. The gradual onset of hearing loss is known as industrial deafness and is irreversible. The condition can have a significant impact on your life. Hearing loss may not be...

read more

Workers’ Compensation in Australia: A Complete Guide

Losing your ability to work and generate income, even temporarily, can be an enormous setback. Workers’ compensation schemes are designed to help employees in the case of injury or disease due to their work or work-related factors. This type of insurance could also...

read more

Business innovation and investment visas

The Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) forms part of the Business Innovation and Investment Program which was introduced to attract entrepreneurs and investors to Australia. If you have business skills, sufficient assets, and wish to...

read more

Understanding a Commercial Lease

When renting business related property, it is important for both Landlords and Tenants to understand the relationship they are entering into and the rights and obligations that they each have. The document that governs this relationship is usually a Commercial Lease....

read more

Traps to avoid when buying a property

Buying a home is the biggest investment or financial outlay that most of us will make in a lifetime. It is critical to your financial future that you make well-informed decisions when you purchase a property, whether it be for your own home or an investment. The...

read more

The Process of Disputing a Will

The loss of a loved one can be a traumatic time, and it could be more emotionally trying if someone in the family feels they haven't been adequately provided for in a will. In some circumstances, you can challenge a will. So when can you successfully challenge a will,...

read more

What to do if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident

If you have been injured in a motor accident in New South Wales, you may be able to access benefits available under the compulsory third party scheme (CTP scheme). Compulsory third-party insurance (also known as ‘greenslip insurance’) is mandatory for all registered...

read more

Dealing with deceased estates – Executor duties

After a person dies someone has to look after the assets of that person and pay the person's debts. Although the person is no longer here, his or her affairs must be finalised and the person to finalise the affairs is appointed by the Will of the deceased. Where a...

read more